The true purpose of education is to realize the potential of the whole person. At Eureka College the student's potential is realized not only by the accumulation of knowledge but also by challenging experiences, both in the classroom and in co-curricular activities.
From doctors to lawyers, to PhDs and business leaders, to teachers and government officials, to a leader of the free world, Eureka College alumni have been making a difference the world over for nearly 160 years.
The Rev. Gary Peluso-Verdend, president of Phillips Theological Seminary, Tulsa, will give the sermon at the Eureka College baccalaureate service for graduates at 6:30 p.m. May 9 in the Cerf Center. The service is free and open to the public. Peluso-Verdend’s sermon will focus on what he calls “the monumental challenges and opportunities for service in our globalized society, in which the calling of laity to just and compassionate living has never been more important.”… Continue Reading »
Matthew Caldwell Ellé LeClaire Robert “Bobby” Mathius Johnny Tran Trever Zeibert Sarah Zuniga Eureka College has selected six incoming freshmen as Reagan Fellows in the Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Program. The award, based on leadership, service and academic excellence, includes a full-tuition scholarship over four years and global travel and professional mentorship opportunities. The students were selected from a field of 90 semifinalists in a competition held on campus in February. They are: Matthew Caldwell,… Continue Reading »
Alixandrie Cox of Flanagan and Stephanie Sager of Tucson have received Disciples Leadership Program scholarships to attend Eureka College this fall. The full-tuition, four-year scholarships are awarded to two freshmen each year based on membership in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), leadership, academic excellence and the commitment to explore during college a life of faith-based servant leadership. Fellows receive two on-site mentorships exploring service anywhere in the world. The program accepts students from… Continue Reading »
The vice president for academic affairs at Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Ind., has been named provost and dean at Eureka College. Daniel J. Blankenship will begin duties June 1. "Dr. Blankenship's nearly 30 years of higher education experience in administration, teaching, research and interdisciplinary collaboration will be a welcome addition to our campus community," said Eureka College President J. David Arnold. "I look forward to partnering with him to move Eureka College's academic success to… Continue Reading »
Photography by Eureka College students will be displayed April 23 through May 2 in Burgess Hall Art Gallery at Eureka College. The show is the culmination of the semester’s work in an advanced digital and Photoshop course. Exhibiting students are Alyssa Barron of Washington, Oakleigh Beard of Ft. Worth, Corey Dawson of Farmington, Devin Frendreis of Elmhurst, Jonathan Glass of Hazel Crest, Cara Heyungs of Secor, Brittany Hougham of Wapella, Caleigh Hruska and Steve Morhrman,… Continue Reading »